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NZ-based Doctors

If you are a New Zealand-based doctor looking for a change of scenery, our NZLocums & NZMedJobs team can help find you a job in some of our most beautiful rural and urban locations throughout Aotearoa.

Whether you’re looking for a permanent change or for some more flexibility in your life, we have options to suit your desires. Because we are endorsed and funded by the New Zealand Government, we do not charge placement fees to rural practices or doctors.

What type of work is available?

Short Term Locum 

Working as a locum provides you with an opportunity to travel and experience life in different locations and communities. It also offers you the flexibility to work when you want to.

Long Term

We can provide long term placements anywhere from a minimum of around 6 months and upwards in some of our beautiful locations throughout the country, depending on what suits you best. Long term placements give you security but also allow you the freedom to move around more frequently.


If you’re looking for a permanent role, we can help you find the right role in the location that suits you and your interests best.


Working as a General Practitioner in rural New Zealand has so much to offer. There are many reasons why GPs choose to work in a rural practices. Some have a passion for delivering health care to small communities and the range of varied and interesting clinical work. The rural lifestyle and slower pace of life is appealing to many, as is the opportunity to take a break from the stresses of managing a practice. Working as a rural locum is a wonderful way of discovering remote and beautiful parts of New Zealand. If you are taking up a permanent position, you can match where you work with your lifestyle interests.


If you are looking to live and work in a small urban setting close to mountains, forests, beaches, or lakes we have the jobs for you. If you prefer the creature comforts that city life brings, we have these jobs as well. Our NZMedJobs team works with urban practices located across New Zealand. Whether you are looking to work in a small urban town close to the great outdoors or in a large metropolitan centre, we can find the experience you are looking for.

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Wellington 6140
New Zealand

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Wellington Central, Wellington 6011
New Zealand